Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily oral hygiene efforts by taking... read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow... read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account your family history. We will... read more »

The Mouthwash Test: Find Out What You Know

If you want a strong and healthy smile, then you need to use the right oral hygiene tools to clean your teeth. One tool you should use is mouthwash. Now, there are many different types of mouthwash available, which is why it’s best to know all about the product. The more you know, the better chance you have of choosing... read more »

The Wonders of Mouthwash

Are you making sure to use all cleaning utensils at your disposal? If for any reason you are not using the proper tools at the proper times, you could be leaving your teeth vulnerable to dental damage. To help minimize oral health risks associated with damage to your teeth and gums, consider using mouthwash. Mouthwash can be a highly effective... read more »

Aspects of a Super Smile: Sleep Apnea Prevention and Treatments

If you are routinely suffering from a sense of extreme tiredness, it may be linked to the fact that you aren't getting a full night's sleep. It is possible that you're waking up through the night and not being aware of it. If you wake you up throughout the night, sleep apnea could be the cause. Here are some important... read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Damage

Are you familiar with dental damage? Dental damage refers to injuries to your mouth that are often caused by outside influences. Although dental damage can arise due to dental abrasion and other issues that you may inflict upon yourself, the truth is that many forms of damage arise from outside sources. Thus, to help protect your smile for decades of... read more »